SUMMERSIDE – Atlantic Sires Stakes for two- and three-year-old pacers and trotters will be showcased at Red Shores at Summerside Raceway as part of the annual Summerside Lobster Festival harness racing meet.
The two-year-old pacing colts will kick things off on Monday evening. Two A events will each go for a substantial purse pool of $13,600, and two B-Division races will feature $2,500 purses.
Tuesday, the two- and three-year-old Atlantic Sires Stakes-Meridian Farms trot events will be front and centre. Meridian Farms, Atlantic Canada’s largest Standardbred breeding operation is a major sponsor of the Atlantic Sires Stakes’ trotting divisions.
The two-year-old trotters will go in two divisions, each for a purse pool of $8,820, and the three-year-olds will also go in two divisions for $8,620.
The Atlantic Sires Stakes continue on Wednesday, when the two-year-old pacing fillies meet for competition. The racing action on Thursday will include the three-year-old pacing fillies, and the three-year-old pacing colts will take to the Summerside oval on Friday